Australian Bishops on Same-sex Rites

David Ould: “It is clear from the document that any bishop wishing to push ahead in any way with affirmation of same-sex marriage will be in an obvious breach of this agreement.”

Will the Catechism Change on Marriage?

Bishop Daniel Martins: “[W]hile a diocesan bishop can decline to permit use of a trial rite ‘in the ether,’ a bishop cannot proscribe use of material in the Book of Common Prayer.”

‘Not All of One Mind’

General Convention hear from the Diocese of Tennessee, where division continues on episcopal authority and liturgy.

Calming the Storm

After a contentious national vote on same-sex marriage, a new commission will explore how Australian law protects freedom of religion.